Matthew George O. Escobido
Washington SyCip Graduate School of Business, AIM
Professor Escobido joined the Asian Institute of Management’s faculty in March 2009, and is a core faculty of the Institute’s Washington SyCip Graduate School of Business (WSGSB). He teaches courses on technology and innovation strategies, operations management and product design and development. His interests include complex system dynamics, econophysics, business ecology, computing and information systems.
Prior to joining AIM, he was a consultant and project manager at Intel Solution Services in Australia. He led the server virtualization business case assessment, design and pilot for British Telecom (BT-Australia); managed the implementation and benchmarking of the Ludwig Cancer Research Institute and the Deakin University high-performance Windows computer clusters which at that time was the largest in Australia; and performed consulting work with Philippine and Australian government offices on strategic technologies. He started his stint at Intel in the Philippines as an engineer where he performed mechanical modeling and simulations. Later he became the silicon-assembly integrator and led Intel worldwide in the creation and validation of test chips for low density interconnect devices. He has been given an Outstanding Consultant award; a Divisional Award for resolving quality issues through chip design changes; and granted a patent on improving C4 (controlled-collapse chip connection) joint reliability.
Prof. Escobido has published papers in Applied Optics, American Institute of Physics Conference Proceedings and Intel Assembly and Test Technology Journal. He has presented papers at the Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas (SPP) Physics Congress, the Jagna International Workshop in Physics, and participated in the International Center for Theoretical Physics – High Energy Physics workshop.
He is passionate about education and taught undergraduate physics to engineering and science students at the National Institute of Physics in Quezon City. He served as the General Physics Committee (GPC) Chairman in 2001 and led changes to improve administration of physics education.
Prof. Escobido has been a scholar of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), Japanese Ministry of Education (Monbusho) and the Philippine-American Education Foundation (PAEF). He holds a Master in Engineering and Management from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2008), USA and a Master in Mechanical Engineering from Toyohashi University of Technology (1998), Japan.